Sermons & Sunday Schools

Biblical Arguments for Cessationism

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij begins presenting the case for cessationism, the belief that, while God can and still does do miracles today, God no longer empowers individual Christians with miraculous sign-gifts (i.e. prophecy, tongues, healings, exorcisms, works of power). In part 1, Pastor Babij presents ten biblical arguments on behalf of cessationism: 1.…

Lesson 6: God’s Design for Husbands

In this lesson, Pastor Dave Capoccia overviews God’s design for husbands according to the Bible. More specifically, Pastor Dave explains three fundamental roles that a husband should seek to fulfill for his wife: 1. A husband is a leader of his wife (Matthew 20:25-28) 2. A husband is a learner of his wife (1 Peter…

gospel of John

The Jesus Diet

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia examines Jesus’ Bread of Life Discourse in John 6:22-59. There, Jesus makes three profound assertions about himself as the bread of life so that you will by faith feed on Jesus as your soul’s exclusive food and thereby experience eternal life: 1. Jesus Is the True Bread from Heaven…

Lesson 5: God’s Design for Wives

In this lesson, Pastor Dave Capoccia overviews God’s design for wives according to the Bible. More specifically, Pastor Dave investigates three fundamental roles that a Christian wife should seek to fulfill: 1. A Christian wife is a helper to her husband 2. A Christian wife practices submission to her husband 3. A Christian wife honors…

gospel of John

A Divine Encounter on a Dark Sea

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia examines John 6:16-21 and the apostle John’s account of Jesus’ walking on the Sea of Galilee. John reports Jesus’ miraculous walking on water so that you will fear Jesus as the Christ and Son of God and, believing in Jesus, might find all your fears relieved.

Lesson 4: God’s Design for Marriage

In this lesson, Pastor Dave Capoccia overviews what the Bible teaches about God’s design for marriage. More specifically, Pastor Dave investigates the biblical answers to two fundamental questions: 1. What is marriage? 2. Why marriage?

Colossians

Group Participation in the Gospel Mission, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij concludes his study of Colossians by investigating the apostle Paul’s final greetings in the letter. Pastor Babij explains how the final four groups of people Paul identifies in the letter serve as instructional examples for Christians, who together are to be going about the gospel mission. The final groups…

Lesson 3: Practical Guidance for Marriage and Family Counseling

In this lesson, Pastor Dave Capoccia provides practical guidance for going about marriage and family counseling. More specifically, Pastor Dave explains what church ministry to families ought to look like generally, what common problems and challenges exist in the lifecycle of a family, and then what specific practical considerations Christians should keep in mind when…